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Table 4 P. malariae versus P. ovale agreement among different diagnostic techniques

From: Comparison of diagnostic methods for the detection and quantification of the four sympatric Plasmodium species in field samples from Papua New Guinea

  qPCR nPCR PCR-LDR LM
qPCR   0.595 moderate 0.545 moderate 0.484 moderate
nPCR 0.621 substantial   0.455 moderate 0.446 moderate
PCR-LDR 0.541 moderate 0.577 moderate   0.458 moderate
  1. P. malariae (normal case). P. ovale (italics).